Seagate Backup Plus Fast, Rescue Data Protection Plan Debut
The Rescue plan provides a service where in the event of a file or several files being damaged, lost or destroyed, users can recover their data.Storage firm Seagate announced the launch of its Backup Plus Fast hard drive line and the expansion of its Rescue data protection plan at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Rescue, which offers a comprehensive data protection plan on a range of storage options from multiple brands, is now available at Staples in the United States and with NCIX and Canada Computer in Canada, and is not only available from more retailers, but also covers hard drives and storage that may be included in a notebook or desktop computer system. Staples launched the Seagate Rescue plan in 1,537 stores in the United States with the notebook and desktop computer market starting at $49.99 for a two-year plan, while the external drives offer starts at $29.99 for a two-year plan. The data protection plan provides a service where in the event of a file or several files being damaged, lost or destroyed, the consumer now has a path to recovery of the data.
"Seagate has long been in the business of providing storage and security for the world’s data. We are now very pleased to continue the roll out of a data protection service plan for computing devices purchased at a number of retail channels throughout North America," Scott Horn, vice president of global marketing at Seagate, said in a statement. "This is the third in a three-prong offering from Seagate. The company specializes in providing storage hardware, solutions and now services to the millions of consumers and companies that depend on us every day."